Oedipus the King (1968) Online
This classic (Greek) tale tells how a noble youth accidentally marries his own mother, kills his own father (deliberately) and ends up paying a terrible price for invoking the wrath of the Gods.
|Cast overview, first billed only:|
|Donald Sutherland||-||Chorus Leader|
|Friedrich von Ledebur||-||King Laius (as Friedrich Ledebur)|
|Alexis Mann||-||Palace Official|
King Laius does not appear in the original play; he is only referred to.
Epilogue: Citizens of our ancestral Thebes Gaze on Oedipus the Mighty and once Masterful; And count no man blessed in his life until he's passed beyond all pain and earthly strife. Sophocles circa 430 B.C.
Donald Sutherland's voice is dubbed by another actor.